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|Diniyar Bilyaletdinov (Dan Gosling, 86)|
|Mikel Arteta (Jack Rodwell, 74)|
|Louis Saha (Philippe Senderos, 90)|
|Ashley Cole (Michael Ballack, 57)|
|John Obi Mikel (Daniel Sturridge, 76)|
|Nicolas Anelka (Salomon Kalou, 67)|
FULL TIME: EVERTON 2-1 CHELSEA. A fantastic game at Goodison that sees Everton come from behind to seal a famous win and put a dent in Chelsea's title aspirations.
Florent Malouda is booked for a late challenge on Donovan, seconds left now.
Louis Saha gets a deserved standing ovation as he jogs off to be replaced by Philippe Senderos.
Whistles can be heard around the stadium as Everton hang on on what could be a famous win.
FIVE minutes to be added on, the groans echo around the ground.
Nervy times at Goodison as Everton drop deeper and deeper, a minute left plus stoppages.....
Chelsea are claiming a free-kick as Ballack clashes with Distin on the edge of the area, but referee Alan Wiley deems it an accidental collision.
Diniyar Bilyaletdinov comes off to be replaced by Dan Gosling.
Everton hanging on now, Drogba tees up Lampard whose low strike is tipped round the post for corner.
Chance for Chelsea! Lampard's corner is met by Drogba, who crashes a header off the bar.
Chelsea bring on Daniel Sturridge for John Obi Mikel to try and grab an equaliser.
EVERTON 2-1 CHELSEA SAHA controls a diagional long pass and crashes a spectacular volley past Cech. Great strike!
Mikel Arteta, on his first start for nearly a year, gets a standing ovation as he makes way for Jack Rodwell.
Chelsea are having much more possession now as they look to carve out a winner, but they are unable to break down Everton's stubborn defence so far.
Nicolas Anelka jogs off to be replaced by Salomon Kalou.
Landon Donovan goes into the book for a trip on Yuri Zhirkov. It looked accidental so Donovan can count himself a little unlucky there.
John Obi Mikel is booked for a needless handball.
Great sustanied spell of pressure form Everton. First Donovan's cross just evades Cahill in the area, then a cross from Arteta is scrambled away by Terry. Great play by The Toffees.
Great feet by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov in the area sets up a shooting chance but Branislav Ivanovic gets in to make the block.
Ashley Cole limps off with a foot injury to be replaced by Michael Ballack.
Everton are closing the ball down at every opportunity and making it difficult for Chelsea to keep possession, the Londonders know they are in a match here.
So close! A long diagonal ball from Neville evades John Terry and Louis Saha is able to control and shoot but he puts it just wide. Great start ot the half by Everton.
Chance for Everton! Diniyar Bilyaletdinov's cross looked to be drifting goalwards but Cech does well to tip over.
We are underway again at Goodison Park.
HALF TIME: EVERTON 1-1 CHELSEA. A great 45 minutes of football at Goodison.
Penalty saved! Cech guesses right and pushes away Saha's spot kick.
Penalty to Everton! Osman plays in Donovan who is clearly tripped by Ricardo Carvalho in the area.
Frank Lampard's 40-yard free-kick fizzes over the bar.
Chance straight away at the other end. Drogba is free on the left touchline and he fires it across to Anelka whose shot goes just wide with Howard beaten.
Everton have their tails up now. Tim Cahill hold up the ball on the edge of the box and lays is back to Osman who flashes just wide.
EVERTON 1-1 CHELSEA. Landon Donovan's corner is headed home by SAHA at the near post. Great response from Everton!
John Terry's looping header from the resulting corner is straight at Howard.
Drogba lines up a curling effort into the far corner but it hits Johnny Heitinga on the back and goes out for a corner. Meanwhile goalscorer Malouda stays down after a late challenge by Neville.
Everton try to get back into things and froce a corner on the left. But Arteta's delivery is cleared at the near post by Drogba.
EVERTON 0-1 CHELSEA: Simple! A long ball by Cech is flicked on by Drogba and MALOUDA evades Phil Neville to control and finish low past Howard.
Chelsea are still enjoying much of the possession, the Everton crowd seem a little subdued, perhaps still reflecting on that disappointing derby defeat at the weekend.
Chelsea are warming to their task and are enjoying plenty of possession in around the Everton penalty area, but no shot on target - yet.
First chance of the match goes to the visitors - Ashley Cole lays the ball back from the left, Nicolas Anelka dummies and Frank Lampard fizzes a strike just wide.
Landon Donovan gets into space down the right flank but his cross is just over the head of Louis Saha in the area.
Quiet statrt here at Goodison. Chelsea have had the better of the possession, but no chances so far.
Everton haven't beaten Chelsea in 24 attempts - including last May's FA Cup Final - can they do so tonight? Alan Wiley gets us underway.
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